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Poster: matchstickstatue Date: Apr 19, 2012 5:03pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: Victim

I always preferred the Weir/Wasserman takes on Victim:

And, it may be heresy, but I think it's also one tune where Vince could finally shine. He just seemed at home in its weird, creeping structure, and maybe he finally found something he could do with those ghostly patches they always stuck him with. The Cal Expo 1993 version (on Road Trips, or here: is a rare case of Jerry and Vince locking in. At about 5:30, you can hear Jerry actually follow him. The Playin' from this show, of course, is pretty sweet, too.